Remotely control the TV over the internet

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I have Verizon FOIS and want to be able to turn on my TV for a few hours when I am not home so my cat can watch it

any ideas on a easy way to turn on and control my tv over the internet ?
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Brandon LyonWeb Developer/Designer

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If you obtain a device such as the Logitech Harmony Hub that should be possible. I remote control my TV like that. If you combine it with an Android TV (or Apple TV) then you'll get even more options for what to watch or how to control the TV.

I also combine my Harmony with Alexa so that I can use voice commands to turn it on along with my Playstation or stereo or whatever.

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Thanks for the quick responce , but I will be thousands of miles away from my TV ( and cat) and want to turn it on over the internet.

I have the harmony remote , but will that do what I want

thanks!!!!!
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I'm not sure about the Harmony remote but I think that needs to be within physical range. The Harmony Hub has an app you can use to access the device from anywhere even when you're not at home.
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https://www.logitech.com/en-us/product/harmony-hub


OUT OF HOME REMOTE

Set recordings, turn on the lights, or activate any of your devices while you’re not home

yeah man !!! thank you this is what I need I think!!!!!!!

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harmony hub!!!

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still not %100 clear on this , how to I connect when I am not home ? I have the hub and got it working on my phone , what is the next step ?

thanks for all the help !! you guys are awesome

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i got it now thanks

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